01 Overview - EECE4534 Microprocessor-based Design Lecture...

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EECE4534 Microprocessor-based Design Lecture 1 Gunar Schirner 1 Gunar Schirner Electrical and Computer Engineering Northeastern University schirner@ece.neu.edu EECE4534: Microprocessor-based Design 1 - Introduction Gunar Schirner, Spring 12 EECE4534: Microprocessor-based Design, Lecture 1 2 Exhibit A Source: http://microblog.routed.net/2007/07/19/iphone-pcb-scans/ Source: http://www.anandtech.com/printarticle.aspx?i=3026
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EECE4534 Microprocessor-based Design Lecture 1 Gunar Schirner 2 Gunar Schirner, Spring 12 EECE4534: Microprocessor-based Design, Lecture 1 3 Exhibit B Source: http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/08/07/12/every_iphone_3g_chip_named_il ustrated_in_detail.html Gunar Schirner, Spring 12 EECE4534: Microprocessor-based Design, Lecture 1 4 Embedded Systems • System embedded into another system – Constraints from external input – Application specific • Diverse set of application areas • Omnipresent, ubiquitous – Huge market • ‘05: only 2% processors in workstations – Remaining 8.8 billion in embedded systems • $46 billion in ‘04, >$90 billion by 2010 Source: Philips Source: Miele Source: P. Chou, UCI Source: Edumicator Source: www.medicacorp.com/ Source: www.trouper.com
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EECE4534 Microprocessor-based Design Lecture 1 Gunar Schirner 3 Gunar Schirner, Spring 12 EECE4534: Microprocessor-based Design, Lecture 1 5 Embedded Systems • Tight constraints – Real-time, performance, power, size – Cost, time-to-market, reliability • Tightly coupled software and hardware – Specialized – Complex • E.g. Car: MB E-class – 55 ECUs – 5 busses Source: Daimler Gunar Schirner, Spring 12 EECE4534: Microprocessor-based Design, Lecture 1 6 Embedded System Design is hard…
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EECE4534 Microprocessor-based Design Lecture 1 Gunar Schirner 4 Gunar Schirner, Spring 12 EECE4534: Microprocessor-based Design, Lecture 1 7 … and getting harder (1) • Gordon Moore – “Cramming More Components onto Integrated Circuits”, Electronics, April, 1965 – Number of transistors shall double every 18 months Image source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moore%27s_Law Gunar Schirner, Spring 12 EECE4534: Microprocessor-based Design, Lecture 1 8 … and getting harder (2) • Growing system complexities – Increasing application demands • Device convergence (multimedia, infotainment, GPS, …) – Technological advances • Gordon Moore • Multi-Core/Multi-Processor System-On-Chip (MPSoC)
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